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Sep 4, 2010 11:00pm EDT
-bye, earl. the once powerful hurricane leaves the u.s. now businesses are hoping to recover from the slow start to the holiday weekend. >>> good evening and thanks to are joining us, everyone. i'm adam may. earl's journey up the atlantic coast came to an end. one man drowned while trying to secure his boat in the rough waters as the storm pounded the shoreline there with strong waves and heavy rains. earl also passed through new england on friday night. it was a weakened tropical storm at that point. now the storm's brush with the northeast was less severe than expected but it was enough to make some labor day tourists cancel their plans. it is causing dangerous rip currents at some maryland beaches. one day after earl battered the beach at ocean city -- >> it is a beautiful day. we had no problems with earl or nothing. >> reporter: the remaining rip currents are too much for some. this 5-year-old is one of many who had to be rescued. >> boogie boarding and he got a little away from me. he was having trouble getting back into the shore. they came out and got him fairly quickly. >> go, go
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Sep 13, 2010 6:00pm EDT
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Sep 28, 2010 12:00pm EDT
>>> we have breaking news, a building has been evacuated. what can you tell us. >>> we're at the medical office building on the grounds of sinai hospital. a short time ago, the officials were called to the building for the report of a fire. they struck out the rest of the box and there are a dozen pieces of fire equipment. the building is evacuated and there's smoke and the odor of smoke in one of the stairwells inside the building. one has suffered, what's believed to be smoke inhalation and that person is going to be taken to the emergency room here at sinai hospital. the firefighters haven't determined the source of the smoke and the building is evacuated. we'll keep you updated. >>> all right, thank you. >>> and we're keeping a close eye on the weather this noon after a rainy start to the day. a live look outside now and clouds still hanging around. there's blue sky to the south and east. marty bass is in the out back and bernadette woods in the weather center. >>> it's a turbulent atmosphere now. we're wrapping up the storms and the rain. we can show you, there are
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Sep 6, 2010 4:30am EDT
, everyone, on this labor day. thanks for joining us. good to see you this morning. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen. >>> labor day marks the beginning of the traditional push towards election day. this year with the economy working against them, democrats are fighting to retain control of congress. with that as a backdrop, president obama heads to wisconsin today. there a key senate seat and race for governor are hotly contested. tara mergener is in washington with more on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. both of these races are very competitive. this week the president will make two speeches aimed at trying to convince voters he can get the economy back on track. president obama will try to convince voters this week that democratic policies are working. >> to heal our economy, we need more than a healthy stock market. we need bustling main streets and a growing, thriving middle class. >> reporter: he'll head to wisconsin today to give a speech about the economy. on wednesday he'll visit cleveland where he'll announce new steps to help small businesses. all along t
CBS
Aug 31, 2010 8:00pm EDT
from the very same desk to announce u.s. combat operations are over there. he will not declare mission accomplished but says the mission has changed. with 50,000 u.s. troops staying to train iraqi soldiers as a fledgling democracy takes hold. operation iraqi freedom began march 19, 2003 to remove saddam hussein and rid iraq of his weapons of mass destruction. weapons, it turned out, he did not have. the war has cost more than 4,400 american lives and left more than 34,000 wounded. mr. obama vowed as a presidential candidate to end the war. bill plante is at the white house and has more. bill, good evening. >> reporter: harry, good evening. the president will frame this as a promise kept and he will say that he praises and admires the sacrifice and courage of the nation's armed forces. he will mention president bush to whom he spoke this afternoon and say that even though they disagreed politically on the war, that president bush has a commitment to the security of the nation. harry? >> smith: all right. bill plante. here's the president. >> good evening. tonight i'd like to talk to you
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Sep 29, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: well, katie, yes, they are. u.s. and european officials say the plot called for a spectacular multipronged attack on numerous cities in great britain, france, denmark, and germany. teams of terrorists, trained by an al qaeda-linked group along the pakistan-afghan border, plan to carry out commando-style shooting sprees. patterned on the mumbai attacks of 2008. sources describe the plot as credible, but say it was discovered at an early stage and had not gone operational. still, terror experts say there is much they don't know. >> the only thing i think that is fairly, fairly concrete is that it would have taken place in germany and other european countries. >> reporter: intelligence officials are concerned that squads of trained terrorists are still on the loose, so plot has not been completely wrapped up. >> they know that al qaeda intends to send operatives into western capitals with mumbai-style attacks against soft targets in cities. but they don't know who they are. they don't necessarily know where they are. 7. >> reporter: while there is no indication this particular pl
CBS
Sep 7, 2010 12:00pm EDT
. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> tropical storm hermine is losing steam as it moves through the southern u.s. the storm made landfall in northeast mexico yesterday with winds as high as 65 miles an hour. the area may have gotten lucky with the storm. right now there are no reports of serious injuries or major damage. >>> an out of control wildfires a burned dozens of homes in boulder, colorado. wind gusts quickly spread the blaze. more than 500 residents have been evacuated and 3,000 more are under mandatory evacuation. people living in the area said they are used to wildfires but this is something they had never seen before. >> once the fire storm hit, the flames were up about 200 neat in the air. >> the people, the houses, the pets, all the wildlife, it's devastating. >> the cause of the fire sun noafnlt officials said it's still too early to know how much of the fire has been contained. >>> the to military commander in afghanistan is warning against burning a copy of the koran. there was a plan to do it on the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. it has also sparked protests from afghani people here in the u.s
CBS
Sep 20, 2010 7:00am EDT
months in a prison in iran, sarah shourd is back on u.s. soil and begging for the release of her two companions. >>> and bear attack, a washington man is savagely mauled while walking his dogs, as his wife steps in. >> oh, god, his head is all bashed in and he's dying. >> we'll talk with her exclusively about how she helped save his life early this monday exclusively about how she helped save his life early this monday morning, september 20th, 201. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. from new york. good to be back with all of you. i'm maggie rodriguez. good to be back with you, as well, harry. >> good morning. welcome back. >> thank you. >> baby pictures later, right? >> absolutely. >> can't wait for that. i'm harry smith. good morning, everybody. lots of news this morning especially in terms of hurricane igor. during the night bermuda just waking up to the devastation caused by the powerful storm, our dave price is here and he has the latest. dave? >> good morning, harry. here's what we know, slowly weakening continuing to pound bermuda, a huge storm but as it passed over the
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 12:00pm EDT
overflowed the banks. jeff dube lived in the area for 14 years and he says he's used to the weather and this is different. >> when it gets to a certain point, you worry. >> reporter: the less dents try drying out and another storm is moving in on saturday. alexis christoforous, cbs news. >>> and you didn't see it, but the national guard is helping some residents in the hard hit areas. >>> fault baltimore county is getting $5 million in federal funding. fema approved the money after cleaning up from storms. we got off to a foggy start this morning and for the most part, that's lifted. take a live look at the inner harbor. you can see, this is from sky eye chopper 13. you can see a low ceiling out there and everyone's concerned about what to expect for the weekend and bernadette woods is in the first warning weather senter. good afternoon, bernadette. good afternoon, don and everyone out there. before we get to the weekend, we'll look at the hazy sun and the bigger news is going to be hot. the potential record breakers as we head into this hour. it's 87 degrees in baltimore. we've jum
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Sep 9, 2010 12:00pm EDT
residents are told not to use the showers until they're tested. it can cause potentially deadly pneumonia. >>> a florida minister says he's going through with his plan to burn korans on 9/11. several leaders are asking him to reconsider. here's the report from gainsville, florida with the latest on the controversy. >> reporter: the florida reverend planning on burning copies of the koran on 9/11 says he's not changing his plan. >> we're not convinced that backing down is the right thing. >> reporter: terry jones has 50 followers. and president obama said they should cancel the event. >> this stunt that he is talking about pulling could greatly endanger our young men and women in uniform. >> reporter: the top u.s. commander in afghanistan echoed that message. >> we're concerned that the images from the burning of a koran would be used in the same way that exsteamists used other images. >> police here will be keeping a close eye on things saturday. students are planning a counter protest and the city's major called it an embarrassment to the community. >> we believe since they've been denie
CBS
Sep 10, 2010 12:00pm EDT
of an organization planning attacks against the u.s. do you still believe it's a critical policy to capture or kill him? and here you are two years in, your campaign saying that you were going to run a smarter war on terror than the bush administration and you haven't captured him and you don't seem to know where he is. >> well, i think capturing or killing bin laden would be extremely important to our national security. it doesn't solve all of our problems but it remain as high priority of this administration. one of the things that we've been very successful at over the last few years is to ramp up the pressure on al qaeda and their key leaders. and as a consequence, they have been holed up in ways that have made it harder for them to operate. and part of what has happened is that bin laden has gone deep underground. even more often out there has been much more cautious, but we have the best minds, the best intelligence officers, the best special forces who are thinking about this day and night. and they will continue to think about it day and night as long as i'm president. >> do you think ameri
CBS
Sep 11, 2010 6:00pm EDT
but that's the case today. 48 errors, 40 winners. dick: the excitement of the u.s. open men's semifinals on super saturday and novak djokovic and roger federer in this final set at 1-2, 30-30 with that point from federer, the sold-out 30,000-plus at arthur ashe stadium court. with the winner to meet rafael nadal in the men ice finals tomorrow. mary: nadal still hasn't dropped a set. how much fresher is he going to be? dick: four aces for djokovic, three double faults, but he's served better than the four aces might indicate. a point to even this final set at 2-2. dick: 2-2 in the final set. earlier today rafael nadal, who has never made it to the u.s. open final. here's match point against mikhail youzhny and the expression tells a story. he has a chance to complete a career grand slam. he's in the finals tomorrow and how do you pick either one of his potential o-- osnonets will it be djokovic? lit be the five-time winner federer. john: one thing you know for sure, he's loving every minute of this as they battle it out, take it out of each other. they'll have less left in the tank, eithe
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Sep 11, 2010 6:30pm EDT
: the only men's semifinal toe go to a tie-break 30 years ago. mcenroe and connors. john: djokovic used that drop in the last game. not only does he hit the drop shot, he comes in behind it. barely gets that racket on it. djokovic did not miss that shot by much. what's next? dick: 5-5, 30-30, final set. john: he just makes you hit so many balls, he gets so many returns back, djokovic. dick: federer had two match points in the last game. now it's djokovic with a break point to take a 6-5 lead. >> fault. dick: djokovic ♪ ♪ une stella artois, s'il vous plaît. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ courier ] i'm a legal courier. if i have to look at multiple cases, with blackberry torch i can have multiple tabs going, scroll over to it - there it is. [ dj ] i'm not always gonna have two turn tables and a mixer. i love the music player on the torch. to create a playlist on your phone is amazing. i call it a "future phone." [ laughs ] it's awesome. ♪ ♪ but basically, i'm a runner. last year. (oof). i had a bum knee that needed surgery. but it got complicated, because i had an old injury. so i wanted a doctor
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Sep 26, 2010 7:30pm EDT
of the san diego chargers. ian: san diego is not go to use a time-out. they will let the clock run down to two minutes remaining. seattle with a 27-20 lead. two minutes to play fourth quarter in the pacific northwest. ian: seattle has the lead 27-20. two-minute warning officially hits here at qwest field. if you think all batteries are the same, consider this: a tornado hits, air life denver takes off... their night-vision goggles keeping the rescue mission safe... and powering those goggles-- the only battery air life trusts: duracell. trusted everywhere. lord of the carry-on. sovereign of the security line. you never take an upgrade for granted. and you rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle. and go. you can even take a full-size or above. and still pay the mid-size price. i deserve this. [ male announcer ] you do, business pro. you do. go national. go like a pro. ian: seattle 27, san diego 20. chargers still have one time-out left. handoff to forset. forset finally goes down. dan: that was almost a designed run around and kill the clock don't g
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Sep 10, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. a revolution in the fight against this deadly disease. and you can make a difference in the battle. join us tonight as we stand up to cancer. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric reporting tonight from los angeles. >> couric: good evening, everyone. we're here at the sony studios for tonight's special stand up to cancer program. we'll have more about that later. but first, our top story. a deadly disaster that wiped out an entire neighborhood here in california. it was just before 6:30 last evening people in the city of san bruno were just sitting down to dinner. then suddenly, without warning, a tremendous explosion. a natural gas pipeline ruptured, setting off a fire that burned 15 acres and destroyed 38 homes. 24 hours later, firefighters were still trying to contain the flames, rescue teams were searching for victims, and investigators were looking for answers. san bruno is a city of 41,000 in northern california just south of san francisco. look at this. claremont drive before the explosion, and now claremont drive tonight, in ruins. john blackst
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Sep 16, 2010 7:00am EDT
'll join us live in a studio for an exclusive interview this thursday morning, september for an exclusive interview this thursday morning, september 16th, 2010 captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning to you. another beautiful day here. hope it is lovely where you are waking up this morning. thanks for being with us. >> good morning, everybody. >> a lot to get to this morning. we'll take a look, too, in the broadcast at pope's visit to the uk, arriving there today, really a controversial visit for a number of reasons but also speaking out more about the alleged sex abuse within the catholic church, really making some of his most pointed comments saying the church failed to act decisively or quickly enough to deal with priests who rape and molest children that, understandably getting attention. >>> one of the other stories we'll talk about this morning, the search for kyron horman, continues in the pacific northwest although the county where the search is centered, they spent more than a million dollars on this search and basically came out yesterday and said, we can't spend another dime
CBS
Sep 20, 2010 4:30am EDT
shourd's release as a humanitarian gesture. he called on the u.s. to respond by releasing eight iranians he says are being held illegally. >> translator: the u.s. government should make a humanitarian gesture. >> reporter: the case further complicated matters between tehran and washington. relations were already strained over the country's nuclear program. just this summer, the u.n. security council imposed its toughest sanctions yet on the country. but ahmadinejad has downplayed the impact. >> translator: we do take take sanctions seriously, but taking it seriously is different from believing that they are effective. >> reporter: the iranian president is expected to face strong opposition while in the u.s. his arrival sparked one protest near central park sunday, with several more planned throughout the week. as for whether that meeting with ahmadinejad will happen, the mothers say they are still waiting for word. terrell, back to you. >> and hopeful, certainly. tara mergener in washington for us this morning. thank you so much. >>> the ruptured bp oil well in the gulf that led to the w
CBS
Sep 28, 2010 4:30am EDT
morning, everybody, thanks for joining us i'm betty nguyen. president obama could soon be looking for a new right-hand man. the white house chief of staff, rahm emanuel, could decide by the end of the week to leave the administration. emanuel is expected to step down to run for mayor of chicago. but he doesn't have long to make a decision. emanuel has only until november 22nd to file for the primary. tara mergener is in washington with the latest. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning, betty. well, the white house cautions that no final decision has been made yet. but, a source close to emanuel tells cbs news that an announcement could come as early as friday. emanuel has reportedly told colleagues he is all but certain to leave to run for the mayor of chicago. earlier this year he told charlie rose that office held a special place in his heart. >> always been an aspiration of mine, even when i was in the house of representatives. >> mayor of chicago? >> yes. the one thing, if you ask me what i miss, i miss the contact with constituents. >> reporter: at the time, the job w
CBS
Sep 8, 2010 11:00pm EDT
us down. >> reporter: neighbors troubled by jones' plans are mobilizing at events like this enter faith service. >> this is the best example of what our community is about. here in the first two rows you had a lot more than 50 people. >> reporter: as u.s. embassies brace for fall out residents here are planning for gathering like this one and a protest of their own. gainesville florida. >>> now, without that burn permit jones may face a fine, but lawyers have told him he has the right to burn qurans with or without the city's permission. >>> the oil giant is also pointing fingers elsewhere. the oil rig exploded in april. in an internal report bp admits to human and mechanical errors. bp also blames the rig owner halliburton. the rig owner says the report is self serving. halliburton says it contains inaccuracies. >>> history is made at bwi marshall and some of you may have helped as it reports the highest number of passengers ever, kei. >>> officials say this is good news for the airport but they also believe it's good news for maryland's economy. from sun up to sundown, jets carr
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Sep 9, 2010 4:30am EDT
. the state department tells u.s. embassies to prepare for the worst. two days before a florida preacher plans to burn islam's holy book. >>> and spears sued. a former bodyguard hits the pop princess with a lawsuit and some disturbing allegations. this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, september 9, 2010. >>> and good morning, everyone. good to see you. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen. remnants of tropical storm of hermine are still carrying heavy rains and the threat of flooding today. strong thunderstorms poured heavy rain into oklahoma and there are reports of at least two tornado sightings in texas. an eyewitness grabbed this shot of a tornado on his iphone. several twisters touched down causing property damage. at least one person was injured. a truck's whose rig was slammed into a paint warehouse. the lone star state got at much as 10 inches in the lone star state. don teague has more. >> reporter: a dramatic scene in arlington, texas, where torrential rain turned a creek into a raging river, surrounding a nearby apartment complex and trapping at least 90 people. >> literally,
CBS
Sep 4, 2010 8:00am EDT
be in trouble. >>> ad men. we used to try to avoid commercials, now millions of us watch them over and over online just for fun. "early" this saturday september 4th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> hey, good morning, everyone. welcome to ""the early show"" on this saturday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm erica hill. >> sadly it's the unofficial into summer but not for us. >> yeah not for us. >> we're having a summer here on the plaza. we have a huge party planned. >> we also have a really huge gift planned for three very deserving women. they have been doing good deeds for their communities. erica, tori and stephanie will be joining us later. they've been doing such great things for their own community, we wanted to do some pampering for them today. >> they deserve it. we can't wait to see what we've done with them in about two hours from now. >>> let's get to our top story this morning. what began as an intense hurricane ended when earl lost its punch when it pushed north. dean reynolds is in chatham, massachusetts, to assess the damage there. dean good morni
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Sep 8, 2010 7:00am EDT
condemned by the u.s. government and others. pastor terry jones insists he will set fire for the koran on september 11th. we'll talk to the man at the center of the controversy. >>> and close call. a lion at a popular vegas resort tries to take a bite out of his trainer. and it's all caught on camera. "early" this wednesday morning, and it's all caught on camera. "early" this wednesday morning, september 8, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> and a good wednesday morning to you here from "the early show." i'm erica hill. >> good morning. i'm harry smith. it is wednesday. >> halfway there. >>> there's a lot to get to this morning. we'll talk about that wild attack we just saw in the video. we want to get to politics and the economy as well. oh, there's the lion again. i can't imagine witnessing that firsthand. the video's rough enough. >>> as we take a look at politics and the economy this morning because president obama is off to cleveland where he'll unveil business tax breaks. he is also signaling taxes on the wealthiest americans are on their way up. bill plante has more for us this
CBS
Sep 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
the guy to the ground. they'll have to explain it to all of us. >> reporter: fast forward, billy hits a 38-yard field goal and the ravens take the lead, 10-9. later on, the ravens losing, 12- 10 and flacco throws the third interception on the pass. and seconds left, flacco tossing the fourth interception of the day. that put a wrap on the loss against cincinnati. it's bad, three interceptions, it doesn't matter how you feel about them. >> we can look at the plays all week and the question you have to ask yourself, why not instant replay the plays. >> and 0-2 cleveland comes to baltimore sunday. have a great day, back to you. >> and it was one of the most talked about football games of the weekend as millions watched the second manning bowl. eli manning lead the giants against payton and the colts and this one was one sided. the colts hammered the giants and they cruised to a 38-14 victory. >> payton's good. >> something they can promote. >> payton's good. >> i'm excited, i don't normally get to work monday morning, but i get to be here for manic monday. >> good morning, ron. >> good mornin
CBS
Sep 29, 2010 12:00pm EDT
>>> the storm strengthens. tropical storm nicole moves close to the u.s. coast and when maryland could start feeling the effects. >>> hello, i'm don scott. >>> and i'm jessica kartalija -- >>> what kind of impact is nicole going to have, we'll show you the weather center with bernadette woods and marty bass. >>> well, the center of it isn't quick, but the rain ahead of it is already in maryland. we have bands of heavy rainmaking i into the southeastern shore and that's going to move into the southern tip here. east of the rain, it's picking up and it's on the doorstep of baltimore and annapolis. and denton, already heavy rain and federals burg and heading down into salisbury and this is just the beginning. we'll switch it over and show you the latest statistics on nicole. the senor is to the south and ahead of it, that's connected with this. take a look at the track, the winds are up to 40 miles per hour and it's moving to the north east. and it will probably gain more strength at this point. and the track ends. and this is by the national hurricane center. they think it will los
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Sep 30, 2010 12:00pm EDT
county executive jim smith. good afternoon. what can you tell us about baltimore county? >> good afternoon to you. we're fairing fairly well. it helps when people use common sense. going around the barriers is -- it's hard to understand because we've had such great cooperation between so many of the agencies and the police and the public works, two of the agencies have been working hand and glove and a road that is partially closed until public works get there. they put up the barrier and the police go on to assist other areas. we need the cooperation of the public but all the agencies are working very, very well together. with respect to the two shelters, they're really open for people who feel threatened, particular thy those who are -- could be impacted by the tidal surge. that's supposed to owe consider around 12:48 p.m. if they are afrayed for their pets we have coordinated with animal control. they can bring their pets. if they're bringing their pets with them, we're prepared to even take care of the pets. we have done 6500 row versus 911 calls. there are robocalls, mostly
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Sep 30, 2010 6:00pm EDT
to 10 inches right along the central portion into eastern sections of harford harford. east of us a lot less. salisbury less than an inch. ocean city had almost nothing to this point, but probably see that change tonight. bernadette joins me with a look at the updated numbers and also dealing with the winds. bernadette? >>> over nine incheses of rain. annapolis. these have leveled off. with the new round coming in, these are going to come up. this has jumped over two inches in hagerstown and all of them will be rising. we have flash flood warnings in effect for the green counties and a tornado watch that's been pulled back, just these counties in this section. that's until 7:00 tonight and coast -- coastal flood warnings. we've seen winds sustained generally 15 to 20 miles an hour. that will continue through the evening hours. the water will pile up for the next high tide. we'll see changes but not until tomorrow. we'll have a full forecast coming up shortly. right now, back to you. >> thank you. first warning weather coverage continues with captain mike perry. captain, mike? >> i don't
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Sep 2, 2010 12:00pm EDT
as the hurricane gets near us, it's supposed to pick up the speed. when it picks up, some of the water rolls back down the bay. so we're not looking at too much surge. there could be problems in chester county, but nothing that they're not used to dealing with. we're not expect any problem. >> okay. alex demetrick reporting there. joining us now is adam may. he's on his way to ocean city where people are keep lag close eye on the store. good afternoon, adam, what can you tell us. >> they are keeping a close eye on the storm. later on this afternoon, emergency management officials as well as city leaders in ocean city are going to be talking about their preparedness. as marty was saying, it does look like the storm will be further off the coast than some originally thought, 140, 15 miles off the coast, but that does not mean ocean city will be in the clear. they are right now predicting winds of 30 to 40 miles an hour in ocean city at the height of the storm. wind gusts of 50 to 55 miles an hour. the impact could be some heavy waves, beach erosion, some minor to moderate flooding in some of the lo
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Sep 7, 2010 7:00am EDT
city. >> it's glorious for the parents. >> get on the bus. >> exactly. >> good to have you with us. you saw some of the pictures from the wildfires. you know the area really well in colorado. we'll bring you the latest. dozens of homes have been burned including four which belong to some of the firefighters who are fighting the blaze. >> planimagine that. s also you've heard about the controversy near ground zero. and there have been all kinds of people protesting this and one of them is a preacher from down in florida who has been on the march on this. and he has promised to burn a koran on the anniversary on the 9/11 anniversary, and it's gotten an interesting response from commander of our troops in iraq who says this is really a bad idea. we'll have more on that in the news block. >>> we want to get this, first, breaking news this morning, the out of control wildfire which has burned dozens of homes. tropical storm hermine meantime is bashing south texas after coming ashore. we'll go to south texas and hear from don teague, but we want to begin with reporter rick sallinger who joins
CBS
Sep 10, 2010 7:00am EDT
some folks who were there and experiencing it. woody baker kohn joining us from the american red cross along with adam broadway who saw the explosion as it happened. good to have you with us. woody, if you could, give us an idea at this point, what are the immediate needs for folks in the area? >> well, those that got out of the area, the fire department and police department were quick in getting people out. we then assessed anybody that had injuries that needed treatment. people that were maybe missing life-sustaining medications, things of that nature. and then we quickly set up a couple of shelters to house people overnight, brought in some mental health professionals as well as some nursing staff to help with the medical needs and so forth. so, we've now got them in shelters. many of them had places to go of their own, friends and family. >> luckily. it's amazing, considering the time of day, just around dinner time, with flames that were hot enough to crack the windshields of a fire truck. amazing there wasn't more damage, that we're not hearing about more injuries and deaths. ad
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Sep 13, 2010 12:00pm EDT
. >> as jessamy took over, violent crime is down 59%. >> if he's arrest -- elected, he'll take us back 60 years. >> saying bernstein would take us back 60 years harkens to the racist times. that was inappropriate. >> reporter: pat jessamy is saying that's not what she meant, she said she was talking about bernstein's position on intervention programs. she never brought race up as a discussion. all of this is going to have to be sorted out by voters who get their say tomorrow during the primary, meanwhile, both candidates will be out and about today to meet and greet supporters to get more votes for tomorrow. i'm derek valcourt, eyewitness news. >>> stay with wjz-13 for the complete coverage of campaign 20120. 2010. for the latest, go to wjz.com. >>> opening statements are underway in the trial of the men accused of killing ken harris. he was shot outside of the new haven lounge in 2008. several weeks ago, a judge ruled dna evidence linking a man to the crime would be allowed in court. the man's lawyer says it was obtained unlawfully. two others are also charged with the murder. >> a child disco
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Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
>> reporter: denise, the commissioner told us tonight that gun used was so small, you could fit it in the palm of your hand. now, the gunman had a concealed weapons permit for about the past four years in virginia. but he had no record of doing anything violent. and the commissioner doesn't believe he planned this either. >> one day after the terrifying lockdown at world-renowned johns hopkins hospital, new information is coming to light about paul partis, the gunman who shot his elderly mother's doctor, then killed her and himself. >> we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine, coming and visiting his mother that, he always had that gun. >> reporter: investigators say partis was distraught over has 84-year-old mom's prognosis, and used a 32-caliber, cal tech semi automatic handgun, like this one, to shoot dr. david cohen, who will survive. partis' gunman said -- neighbor said he will survive. >> i think he felt like he might have been partially responsible. >> partis had no criminal record. the incident rattled the nerves of those who are simply trying to get back to norm
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Sep 23, 2010 7:00am EDT
with the president and joins us now from the u. good morning, bill. >> reporter: good morning, harry. the president will make a plea for mid east peace today. meanwhile at the white house, he expected midterm staff shake-up seems to be under way. president obama's inner circle appears to be moving on, out of the west wing. cbs news has learned david axelrod, his closest political adviser will move to chicago next spring to take part in the campaign for re-election in 2012, a potential replacement for him, press secretary robert gibbs. the dominos don't stop there. rahm emanuel, his chief of staff, may leave the white house as soon as next months. he's told colleagues he is very likely to run for mayor of chicago. gibbs told reporters on air force one i'm not going to rule anything in orot. he's in the process of thinking through what's best for rahm, as the president addresses the general assembly this week to focus on america's place as a global leader. >> now, let me be clear, the united states of america has been and will remain the global leader in providing assistance. we will not abandon thos
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Sep 24, 2010 7:00am EDT
. the iranian president sparks a u.n. walk-out after blaming the u.s. for the 9/11 attacks. we'll talk with sarah shourd the american hiker locked up in iran more than a year about what life was like in prison. >>> and mom arrested as these two girls fight, you can hear the mother of one of them cheering on her daughter. >> get her, sarah! >> now, she faces charges of child abuse early this friday >> now, she faces charges of child abuse early this friday morning, september 24th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> the weekend is upon us, good friday morning to all of you. i'm maggie rodriguez. >> i'm harry smith. good morning. >> a busy new days around here so let's get to the dangerous flooding in wisconsin and minnesota where heavy rains left many areas covered in several feets of water and there's even more rain in the forecast today. poly wagner of our minneapolis station brings us up to date this morning from owatonna, minnesota. >> reporter: here in southern minnesota the intense early autumn rain triggered flooding that knocked out roads and flooded homes. the water kept rising
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Sep 9, 2010 6:00pm EDT
is in the newsroom with details for us. mary? >> reporter: the 33-year-old victim stumbled into a carryout store after somebody shot him several times. sky eye chopper 13 was over the scene as police responded over the 1500 block of braddish court around 1:00 this afternoon. officers found the victim lying injured on the ground. medics rushed him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. right now, police say they're searching for at least one suspect. denise, back to you. >> tonight, police say they do not have a motive for the shooting. >>> an man spends a few days out. tonight, he's back behind bars. but as gigi barnett explains, the family is upset the victim got out in the first place. >>> over the labor day holiday, james william king had several days of freedom. he's been behind bars since august 17th, when anne arundel county police arrested him for shooting and killing 43-year- old calvin young. but a judge released him friday. prosecutors didn't know king was free. and the victim's family didn't know either. >> we were surprised that he was allowed to be out. and we didn't expect
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Sep 15, 2010 6:00pm EDT
available. >>> 15 city correctional officers are on leave accused of using excessive force against a detainee. >> they will determine if several officers used excessive force in late august. 15 officers are on leave. >> he was roughed up and injured to the point where he was taken to the hospital for treatment. and then brought back >>reporter: the commissioner of the division of pretrial services under the division of correction. they monitor prisoners waiting for a trial or waiting to post bond. what triggered the incident is under investigation but all of the officers on leave were directly involve with the attack or watched it go down. >> sometime in the center future we'll make some decision as it relates to what their level of participation was and what sanctions will be applied >> sen them through the process and let them see how it is people get a taste of power and exploit it. >> he was just released on drug charges says he wants to see more action against police brutality. nine faced charges for beating an inmate until his eyes were swollen shot. >> if they begin acti
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Sep 15, 2010 11:00pm EDT
about tonight. >>> it was arguably the most contention us race of the election and tonight it is too close to call. greg burn steen is barely ahead with 49% of the vote. incumbent has 47%. it could all come down to the absentee ballots. >> issued a statement saying he's pleased with the way the numbers are trending right now. he's ahead by 5 # 5 votes. the board closed after counting more than 2600 votes that they failed to tally election night. both candidates avoided the media waiting until the final ruts. >> she's still huddling with her advisor and again to look at the totals very carefully as mrs. jess me does in all of her work considers everything very methodically before count. >> reporter: they will start counting them at 10:00 in the morning. >>> how long could that process take? >> well, you know, most of the time it's taken in opening them. it could be maybe 3 or 4 hours. >> reporter: one of the most vocal supporters believe his man will have the edge and is already talking about the changes burn steen will make in the office. >> it's going to be more professionally run.
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Sep 27, 2010 7:00pm EDT
compete for federal dollars for their own reform programs, using student test scores to evaluate teachers, even to set their pay, and firing teachers for poor performance. the head of the national education association, whose 3.2 million members make it the largest union in america, down played the difference and said he agrees with the president that the status quo is unacceptable. >> we support rigorous and fair evaluation systems. i can tell you educators don't want incompetent or ineffective teachers in the classroom. >> reporter: some advocates of education reform are urging the president to compromise with republicans if they take control of the house next year. you can bet that if he does that, his relations with the teachers unions will take a turn for the worse. katie? >> couric: chip, i know president is following the lead of other countries that do already have longer school years by about a month. how does he pro pose the do this? and how does he expect, or does he expect, to get blowback from parents and kids? >> reporter: absolutely, katie. it wouldn't be done by law. what t
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Sep 28, 2010 6:00am EDT
like to use. it's called a mosaic. it combines all of the radar. it's showing what's down to the south. we can't get out of the pattern. we think maybe by lunch, we'll have a few peeks of sun and 70 now and 79 at lunch. and this evening, skies will finally clear temperatures in the mid-70s. >>> what's wrong on the hurry up, here's sharon. >>> well, we're picking up a lot more problems now. first of all, we have an accident on the major roadway on 95 reported at 32 and another new accident near hairyson and a second accident at middle river. take hawthorn as the alternate and we have a car fire at druid park late drive and this -- well, in addition to that, we have the police activity and oakfield is closed between norfolk. that's because of a vacant dwelling collapse. you'll want to take wall cot as the alter not and there are your drive times and speeds. minor delays between 795 and 95. 51 miles per hour there and there's a live look outside at 95. that's just at 32 and no delays despite the accident and the rain. it's getting busier north of white marsh. remember, wjz-13 is always on
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Sep 28, 2010 12:18pm EDT
treatment program. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us. >>> in today's wjz-13 health watch report, there's a twist and a not so surprising study, one out of three americans depend on coffee to get through their work day. nurses and doctors and hotel workers are third. >> and the morning news anchor. >> maybe! >>> and be sure to check back in with wjz-13 at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. >> there's a new drink that's popular and it's dangerous, should this drink be out lawed? join us for the story and all of the breaking news at 4:00. of the breaking news at 4:00. >> we haveve we got stuck with a 72% rate hike. but martin o'malley got tough on bge, forcing them to pay back $2 billion to consumers. and what's bob ehrlich been doing the past four years? he got paid $2.5 million at a lobbying firm, a firm representing special interests and casinos right here in maryland. that's bob ehrlich-- a 72% increase for us and $2.5 million from special interests for himself. nice work, bob. old gibbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland creat
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Sep 2, 2010 7:00pm EDT
destructive, so you really don't know. none of us know what's going to happen until tomorrow. >> reporter: emergency officials here, as well as local business owners, are hoping by tomorrow, they're reopening for business for a long labor day weekend rather than cleaning up. erica. >> kelly cobiella,icle ethanks. earl may actually lose some of its punch by the time it reaches the northeast tomorrow, but it is still the strongest hurricane to threaten the coast of new york and new jersey since bor roared through in 1991. elaine quijano is in montauk, new york, about 120 miles east of new york city on the tip of long island tonight. elaine, good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you, erica. here on the eastern tip of long island, all area beaches have been ordered closed until saturday morning, and already, as you can see behind me here, the winds are whipping up the waves. the big concern here is wind damage. when hurricane earl brushes past this area around 8:00 tomorrow night with possible wind gusts of 75 miles per hour. now, utilcrews from as far away as michigan began rolling on t
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Sep 3, 2010 7:00am EDT
news correspondent bob orr joins us this morning with the latest. bob, good morning. >> good morning, erica. we can say the holiday weekend is off to a tense started with the latest airport scare in miami. authorities tell us everything is getting back to normal. but for seven hours overnight, four of miami's six terminals were shut down. airport roads in the vicinity were closed passengers were all ordered evacuated and bomb squad technicians moved in. it started around 9:00 with a security officer spotted something in a checked bag, the luggage screening area where all the bags are put through explosive detection machines. police went out and located the owner of the bag and took that passenger into custody. now we're told the person is expected to be released and may have been released already. while officials will not say exactly on the record what was found, we're led to believe it was not dangerous. for you, the good news is that this evacuation happened during nonpeak hours overnight. not that many flights were effected. there could be residual delays as
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Sep 7, 2010 11:00pm EDT
down. >> the only thing that can cause us to change our mind is if we felt really a deep conviction, we felt like god really wanted us not to do it. >> reporter: and because of all the threats he has received, jones says he now carries a pistol on his hip for protection. but again, as of right now he has no plans to cancel his plans. weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> jones is pastor at the dove world outreach center. a small evangelical church. >>> the white house announces a bold new plan to jump start the fragile economy aimed directly at business. president obama is proposing a packageover tax cuts that would amount to $200 billion affecting 1.5 billion businesses. companies can write off investments and equipment through next year. other proposals include a $50 billion project to rebuild roads, railways and airports. the president will announce the plan in a speech tomorrow in cleveland. >>> let's get down to work, that's the message and former governor robert uerlich's plan. >> i'm not the kind of guy that likes to hang in the sidelines. today, maryland is in trouble. we're w
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Sep 8, 2010 7:00pm EDT
and brace for possible protests. general david petraeus, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, met today with afghan president hamid karzai, both warned that jones' plan could endanger u.s. troops. and the cat van said "this act would only call for new hate and violence." kelly cobiella is in gainesville, florida tonight. kelly, pastor jones is getting lots of criticism from many quarter bus he's claiming a lot of people are actually on his side. >> he does say that, katie. and he says they're simply afraid to speak out publicly so he's determined to send a message for them. with the world watching and condemning him, pastor terry jones stood firm. >> we are not convinced that backing down is the right thing. >> reporter: yet there was one small sign the pastor-- who's never read the koran or visited a mosque-- was willing to hear from the other side. he spent 30 minutes with a local imam. >> i think the pastor as a christian will follow in the footsteps of christ and will do the right thing. >> reporter: however, jones has not changed his mind yet spurred on, he says, by the supporters
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Sep 14, 2010 7:00pm EDT
dollars bail, well, the shourd family says they didn't put up the money and the u.s. government didn't, either. so who really did remains a mystery. katie? >> couric: elizabeth palmer, thank you. alex fattal is the brother of josh fattal, one of the two hikers still being held in iran. alex, what is your reaction to sarah's release? i know all the families are very close. >> yeah. well, we're overjoyed to see her out. she's had a long and difficult detention, 14 months solitary confinement so it's wonderful she is free. of course we wish she was out with josh and shane. >> couric: i know that it's been reported that the iranians asked for $500,000 in bail for her release and that money was deposited in an iranian bank. do you know who paid for this? if money exchanged hands? >> we really don't have any information about that. >> couric: we see josh in this photograph wearing the green t-shirt. have you heard anything from iranian officials about his possible release? >> no, we haven't heard anything about that. the last thing he said to sarah's mother nora when the mothers were leavi
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Sep 23, 2010 12:00pm EDT
in the crash tuesday. he was a former navy seal. >>> the president used his second address to ask the world to back the mideast peace process. as we report from wjz-13, he also took a shot at iran. >> reporter: president obama is requesting world leaders get behind the middle east peace process. >> this time, it will be different. we won't let terror or politics stand in the way. >> reporter: as the u.s. leads fragile negotiations for two states living side by side in peace, the international community must do its part. >> many are friends of the palestinians. these pledges must be supported by deeds. >> reporter: president obama called on arab states to step up aid. he said he wanted to see a secure israel and welcome an independent palestinian state. >> the president highlighted the u.s. role in fighting terrorism and securing nuclear weapons. >> the iranian government must demonstrate a clear and credible commitment and confirm to the world, the peaceful intent of the nuclear program. >> reporter: mahmoud ahmadinejad will offer a rebuttal when he addresses the assembly later on this afte
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Sep 30, 2010 7:00am EDT
right here in maryland. that's bob ehrlich-- a 72% increase for us and $2.5 million from special interests for himself. nice work, bob. >>> breaking news. major storm. the remnants of tropical storm nicole bring powerful winds and heavy rain up and down the east coast, causing historic flooding and a state of emergency in north carolina. dave price is live on the scene with the latest. >>> campus tragedy. a rutgers university student kills himself, after an internet prank goes horribly wrong and shows him kissing another man. his roommate and another student now face criminal charges, as the college mourns his laws. >>> and death of a legend. hollywood star tony curtis passes away at the age of 85. we'll look back at his career and his roles in some of hollywood's greatest films early this thursday morning, september hollywood's greatest films early this thursday morning, september 30th, 20 o 10. captioning funded by cbs >>> a small taste of what's to come here in new york city, where we and all of the east coast are bracing for o severe weather. good morning, everyone i'm maggie
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Sep 1, 2010 7:00am EDT
the east coast. dave price is live on the scene and will tell us where it's headed and when it may hit. >>> turning the page. in a prime time address, president obama says now that u.s. combat operations in iraq are over, it's time to move on and put the focus back on our home soil. >> our most urgent task is to restore our economy and put the millions of americans who lost their jobs back to work. >> we'll hear from both sides of the aisles in interviews with vice president biden and senator john mccain. >>> and the battle ahead. legendary actor michael douglas opens up to david letterman about his fight with cancer. >> i finished my first week of radiation and chemo. and it's about an eight-week struggle. >> why douglas is optimistic he'll make a full recovery "early" this wednesday morning, he'll make a full recovery "early" this wednesday morning, september 1, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. morning to the folks outside. good crowd out there already on the corner of a59th and 5th. i'm harry smith. >> i'm erica hill. a lot of energy at the top of the hour
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Sep 1, 2010 7:00pm EDT
told us look like pipe bombs. so police are still in there searching, trying to learn if those packs and canisters are, indeed, explosive before they can sound the all-clear. harry. >> smith: wyatt andrews outside discovery headquarters tonight. thanks. our other big story is hurrican earl. the governors of north carolina, virginia, and maryland have declared states of emergency as the storm moves closer and grows stronger. it is a category four again with 135 mile an hour winds and it cuts an imposing image in the latest photo from space. at last report, earl was about 600 miles south-southeast of cape hatteras, north carolina. it could reach there late tomorrow or early friday, then roll up the east coast. hurricane watches and warnings are up as far north as cape cod. kelly cobiella is in kill devil hills, north carolina, tonight and has the latest. kelly, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, harry despite a picture-perfect beach day here, some tourists and locals alike on the most remote of the islands spent it packing up because hurrican earl's winds and rain could be close
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Sep 12, 2010 7:00pm EDT
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Sep 14, 2010 6:00pm EDT
the candidates. both are attorneys so they're used to making arguments, this time they're doing it in front of the voters asking for their support. they're running on the same record, patricia jessamy's record says it's a great one. it's a choice for voters, 15-year incumbent patricia jessamy running on her record, both hit polling places to ask for votes. the campaign has been anything but friendly with -- >> i know what i'm doing, i'm getting violent criminals off of the streets. she's has had the backing of religious leaders and he has the support of the police union the state's attorney's office has been unable to work with law enforcement >> reporter: he's raised more money while her adds have defended her record. both of the can dates -- candidates have been out making their case like they would to a jury on why the voters should choose them, it's going to be a long night waiting for the results. >> thank you. it's a very big night for voters in baltimore county as well. in towson they're watching the race for baltimore county executive, two democrats from two very different backgrou
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